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IN PICTURES: 2013 ARN ICT Industry Awards - Winners and speakers (54 photos)

On the night of nights, there are no losers. ARN congratulates all the finalists and the nominees. All are winners and leaders in their own right. However, there can only be one winner in each category (usually). Here are the recipients.

  • The Grand Ballroon at the Hilton Hotel in Sydney was packed

  • Master of ceremonies, Vince Sorrenti

  • Tenor, Lorenzo, performed for the gathering

  • It really was a night of stars

  • ARN president and publisher, Susan Searle, during her address

  • Data#3 CEO and MD, John Grant, spoke about what it is to be a reseller and the channel challenge

  • Data#3 CEO and MD, John Grant, spoke about what it is to be a reseller and the channel challenge

  • EMC General manager for channels A/NZ, Brett Harris, presented the the two Homegrown Awards

  • Service Provider of the Year was NEXTDC. The award was accepted by Craig Scroggie.

  • Software developer of the Year was iasset.com. The award was accepted by Scott Frew.

  • Toshiba general manager service and support operations , Graham Tierney, presented the three Community Awards.

  • The Sustainability Award was won NEXTDC. It was accepted by Craig Scroggie.

  • The Corporate Citizenship Award was won by Telstra. It was accepted by Jill Riseley.

  • The Channel Champion was Juniper Networks' Mary Gourlay

  • The Channel Champion was Juniper Networks' Mary Gourlay

  • Avnet Technology Solutions vice-president and general manager, Darren Adams, presented the three Channel Choice Awards.

  • The crowd reacts ...

  • The Channel Choice Vendor of the Year was HP

  • The Channel Choice Distributor of the Year was Ingram Micro. The award was accepted by Matt Sanderson.

  • The Channel Choice Reseller of the Year was Data#3. The Award was accepted by Laurence Baynham.

  • VMware director of channels, John Donovan, presented the four Personal Innovation Awards.

  • The Customer Service Award went to Mellissa McGuigan of Kaspersky Labs.

  • The Sales Excellence Award went to Lewis Willoughby of Westcon Group.

  • The Technical Excellence Award went to Jason Hill of eNerds.

  • The Management Excellence Award went to Alex Gambotto of The Missing Link.

  • The crowd during the night.

  • ShoreTel managing director A/NZ, Jamie Romanin, presented the four Telecommunications Awards

  • Telecommunications Vendor of the Year was Motorola

  • Telecommunications Distributor of the Year was Express Data. The award was accepted by David Gage.

  • Telecommunications Reseller of the Year was Total Business Tech

  • Best Telco Initiative went to Vertel

  • IBM Director of Business Partner Organisation, Phil Cameron, inducts John Donovan in to the Hall of Fame

  • A hug for new inductee,John Donovan, from ARN's Susan Searle.

  • Hall of Fame inductee, John Donovan

  • Phil Cameron introducing John Donovan

  • John Donovan address the audience

  • Distribution Central managing director, Nick Verykios, presented the four Vendor Awards

  • Hardware Vendor of the Year was IBM

  • Specialist Vendor of the Year was Veeam Software. The award was accpted by Don Williams.

  • Best Emerging Technology Initiative (Mobility) went to Cisco

  • Symanted national sales manager, Louis Tague, presented the four Distributor Awards

  • Hardware Distributor of the Year was Dicker Data. The award was accepted by David Dicker.

  • Software Distributor of the Year was Express Data. The award was accepted by David Gage.

  • Solutions Distributor of the Year was Whitegold Solutions. The award was accepted by Jonathan Odria and Dominic Whitehand.

  • Best Distributor Initiative of the Year was Distribution Central. The award was accepted by Scott Frew.

  • Express Data CEO, David Gage, presented the four Reseller Awards.

  • Data#3 won the Enterprise Reseller of the Year Award. It was accepted by John Grant.

  • Mid-Market Reseller of the Year was won by Thomas Duryea. It was accepted by Andrew Thomas.

  • SMB Reseller of the Year was won by Nexus IT and Communications Solutions. It was accepted by Sean Murphy.

  • Best Reseller Performance Initiative of the Year was won by UXC Connect

  • IBM's Phil Cameron introduces Hall of Fame inductee, Scott Frew

  • Hall of Fame inductee, Scott Frew, is congratulated by fellow of Hall of Fame inductees David Henderson (left) and Laurie Sellers

  • A beaming Scott Frew

  • Hall of Fame inductee, Scott Frew, addresses the audience

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